Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Prediction, Odds, Picks - April 12

Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Prediction, Odds, Picks - April 12

Updated Apr. 12, 2024 9:01 p.m. ET

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and the Arizona Diamondbacks will see Steven Matz on the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of a three-game series, Friday at 9:40 PM ET. The favored Diamondbacks have -123 moneyline odds against the underdog Cardinals, who are listed at +104. Arizona is the favorite on the run line (-1.5 with +161 odds). The total is 9.5 runs for the matchup (with -105 odds to go over and -115 odds on the under).

Check out everything you need to know from a betting perspective on the Diamondbacks-Cardinals game, regarding the run line, moneyline and total, plus expert picks.

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Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Game Information & Odds

  • When: Friday, April 12, 2024 at 9:40 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
  • How to Watch on TV: BSMW
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Run Line Favorite Run Line Odds Underdog Run Line Odds
Diamondbacks -123 +104 9.5 -105 -115 -1.5 +161 -196

Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 5, Cardinals 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs
  • Win Probabilities: Diamondbacks 54%, Cardinals 46%

Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals Betting Insights

  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won five out of the seven games in which they've been favored.
  • Arizona has a record of 4-2 in games when oddsmakers favor them by at least -123 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 55.2% chance of a victory for the Diamondbacks.
  • The Cardinals have come away with four wins in the nine contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • St. Louis has a mark of 3-5 in contests where oddsmakers favor it by +104 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Cardinals have an implied victory probability of 49% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
FINAL
STL 9 · AZ 6
MLB
RUN LINE
TO WIN
TOTAL
St. Louis Cardinals
STL
Arizona Diamondbacks
AZ

Diamondbacks Recent Betting Performance

  • The Diamondbacks have a 3-1 record over the four games they were a moneyline favorite in their last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Diamondbacks and their opponents combined to go over the run total four times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • The Diamondbacks have a 6-3-0 record against the spread over their past 10 games (bookmakers set spreads in nine of those games).

Diamondbacks Recent Stats

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.7
HR 9
ERA 3.74
K/9 8.8

Diamondbacks Player Insights

  • Gurriel has gone yard three times in the 2024 campaign while knocking in 14 runs, both totals that lead the Diamondbacks.
  • Including all MLB hitters, Gurriel ranks 43rd in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage, and 37th in slugging.
  • Gurriel carries a five-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .364 with a double, two walks and four RBI.
  • Ketel Marte has hit three home runs while hitting .314. Both are team-highs.
  • Marte is 15th in homers in the majors, and 65th in RBI.
  • Christian Walker has put up a team-best three home runs.
  • Walker is on a five-game hitting streak entering this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .444 with five walks and three RBI.
  • Corbin Carroll has two doubles, a home run and eight walks while hitting .224.
  • Carroll has recorded at least one hit in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .261 with a double, a home run, a walk and an RBI.

Diamondbacks Team Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Corbin Carroll 1.5 (+195) 1.5 (+120) 0.5 (+950) 0.5 (+215)
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 1.5 (+165) 1.5 (+100) 0.5 (+600) 0.5 (+130)
Gabriel Moreno 0.5 (-222) 1.5 (+155) 0.5 (+900) 0.5 (+210)
Christian Walker 0.5 (-213) 1.5 (+125) 0.5 (+360) 0.5 (+140)
Ketel Marte 1.5 (+160) 1.5 (-115) 0.5 (+370) 0.5 (+145)

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Cardinals Recent Betting Performance

  • The Cardinals have played as underdogs in six of their past 10 games and have gone 3-3 in those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Cardinals and their opponents are 2-6-2 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Cardinals have won eight of their last nine games against the spread.

Cardinals Recent Stats

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 10
ERA 3.34
K/9 8.2

Cardinals Player Insights

  • Brendan Donovan paces the Cardinals with eight runs batted in while racking up a team-high batting average of .256.
  • Donovan's home run total places him 45th in the big leagues, and he is 45th in RBI.
  • Ivan Herrera has put his power on display as he paces his team with three home runs.
  • Herrera ranks 15th among all batters in the majors in homers, and 65th in RBI.
  • Nolan Gorman has been solid source of run production for the Cardinals with three long balls and eight runs batted in.
  • Nolan Arenado has three doubles and a walk while batting .245.

Cardinals Team Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Jordan Walker 0.5 (-208) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+550) 0.5 (+195)
Nolan Arenado 0.5 (-213) 1.5 (+130) 0.5 (+450) 0.5 (+170)
Brendan Donovan 1.5 (+195) 1.5 (+110) 0.5 (+600) 0.5 (+195)
Paul Goldschmidt 0.5 (-179) 0.5 (-179) 0.5 (+500) 0.5 (+215)
Victor Scott II 0.5 (-154) 0.5 (-154) 0.5 (+750) 0.5 (+255)

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